Global consultation documents best practices, key principles, and practical approaches for engaging MSM in HIV treatment

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 6:10 am

Earlier this year, the MSMGF partnered with the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation to host a global consultation on increasing engagement in the treatment cascade for gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) living with HIV. The ...

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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 5:35 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health needs Ongoing safety needs Ongoing support and mental health needs. ...

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Pathways to Genderequitable Men: Findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey in Eight Countries

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 6:52 am

This article presents findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), one of the most comprehensive efforts of its kind to gather data on men’s attitudes and practices related to gender equality in eight low- and middle-income countries: ...

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Reports and Downloads Meet the Guttmacher Institute: Translating Abortion Research into Advocacy and Policy – 3 October 2014

Posted on December 2, 2014 at 6:55 am

On October 3, 2014 Ann Starrs (new President & CEO); Jonathan Wittenberg (Vice President for Institutional Development); Susheela Singh (Vice President for Research); and Cynthia Summers (Vice President for Public Education) of the Guttmacher Institute visited the Netherlands. Share-Net together ...

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The Lancet Series On Violence Against Women And Girls

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:07 am

Every day, millions of women and girls worldwide experience violence. This abuse takes many forms, including intimate physical and sexual partner violence, female genital mutilation, child and forced marriage, sex trafficking, and rape. The Lancet Series on Violence against women ...

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Sexual and reproductive health and rights post 2015—challenges and opportunities

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 7:54 am

BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Author: Allotey, P.

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Yes, doctor, I took my anti-HIV meds (but really, I didn’t)

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 7:47 am

For years, health researchers have been excited about two new weapons in the war on HIV — a vaginal gel and a pill. Both reduce the likelihood of HIV transmission during intercourse and could give young women in Africa, where ...

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Keeping silent about emergency contraceptives in Addis Ababa: a qualitative study among young people, service providers, and key stakeholders

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:15 am

Background: The growing popularity of emergency contraceptives (ECs) among urban youth in Sub-Saharan Africa is accompanied by debates on morality and health. This study was situated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and aimed to explore how these debates affect the way ...

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IN MALAWI, 40% OF WOMEN WHO WANT TO AVOID PREGNANCY

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:10 am

More than Half of All Pregnancies Were Unintended in 2013 Despite substantial progress, use of modern family planning is still low in Malawi—resulting in a high level of unintended pregnancy that, in turn, leads to a broad range of negative ...

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